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Help on -% target defence

Discussion in 'Hardcore' started by Dix, Jul 2, 2005.

  1. Dix

    Dix IncGamers Member

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    Help on -% target defence

    Hi, this might seem an obvious question but I have heard differing statements.
    How does -% target defence work, is it like it says?
    ie Monster has 2000 def, fleshripper reduces def by 50%, monster has in effect 1000 def. So your ar is with respect to 1000 def, not 2000 def?
    I hope the above makes sense, I'd appreciate any help on understanding this, I've tried looking it up but it does not seem well covered. Thanks in advance :)
     
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    Aerath IncGamers Member

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    In PvM, yes (though with less effect on Bosses).

    In PvP, no.
     
  3. Dix

    Dix IncGamers Member

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    thanks for the answer, do you know the effect on bosses?
     
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    Aerath IncGamers Member

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    Not from the top of my head - do remember reading about it recently in the Statistics forums, try looking for it there =)

    //edit: Just had the Stat forum open, but didn't see any obvious references to it. Might've been another forum then.

    Iirc, it was about sticking a couple Eths in a weapon to get -100% def.
     
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    MoUsE_WiZ IncGamers Member

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    I think that -%def works at 50% effectiveness in pvp now, but I'm not 100% sure about that, so an eth would reduce by 12% or so in pvp... but don't quote me on that.

    I know it WORKS in pvp, but I'm not sure about the penalty.

    Stupid search function... 99% of the things I ever want to search for are 3 letters ('eth' in this case) ><
     
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    -% target's defense is divided by two (round down) against all but normal monsters.
     
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    Dix IncGamers Member

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    Thanks a lot, you have been very helpful, appreciated :)
     

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